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Due to antisocial behaviour and criminal damage in and around Park Practice, for patient and staff safety we will only be opening the side gate to Park Practice between 8am and 6pm and the gate leading to the rear of the pharmacy between 8.30am and 6pm. Outside of these times, entry to Park Practice and the Pharmacy will be through the main entrance.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Park Practice is now a "Parkrun Practice". Full details of where and when the runs take place can be found on:  https://www.parkrun.org.uk/eastbourne/

Park Practice is now an Armed Forces Veteran friendly accredited GP practice.  More information can be found on:   http://www.sussexarmedforcesnetwork.nhs.uk/veteransreservists/

Veteran Friendly Accredited Practice

Our Winter 2019 newsletter is now available - please go to 'Latest News'. Alternatively, you can Click Here to subscribe to our newsletter.

How to see a doctor/nurse or obtain medical advice

When you call for an appointment the receptionists will ask if you are willing to give them a brief outline of your symptoms to be able to direct you towards the right service which could be the Doctor, Nurse or  your local Pharmacist.

Pharmacists are highly trained and therefore equipped to deal with medication needs and are often a quicker alternative than ringing the Surgery.

We would appreciate your co-operation towards our reception team. If you do not want to tell the receptionist what your symptoms are, it is perfectly acceptable to say that it is a private matter.

Telephone consultations

If you feel that your problem could be dealt with over the telephone please ask the receptionist to book you a telephone consultation with the Doctor or Nurse.

Pre-bookable appointments and on-line appointments

A limited number of appointments can be booked up to 6 weeks in advance with the remaining appointments released on the day.

We also offer electronic appointment booking for patients aged 16 and over.  Please complete a form from reception or download an application form. After registering, you will be able to view, amend, cancel and print appointments online.

Further information about appointments

Usual appointments times are 10 minutes. Please tell us at the time of booking if you feel that you will need a longer appointment.

If more than one family member needs to be seen, each patient must be allocated a separate appointment.

Please let us know if you would like a member of the practice team to accompany you during your consultation

EAS Clinic - Evening and Weekend Appointments 

 A new service has been launched by South Downs Health and Care (SDHC) known as the Extended Access Service.  The clinics are run by GP's from the local area.

Appointments are available Monday to Friday - 18.30 - 20.30.  Saturday - 08.00 - 12.00.  Sunday 09.00 - 12.00.  The clinics are held at 5 sites in East Sussex:  Park Practice Eastbourne,  Harbour Medical Practice Eastbourne, Quintin Medical Centre Hailsham, Sea Road Surgery Bexhill and Old School Surgery Seaford.

This is not a walk in service and Park Practice patients must book an appointment by calling our appointment line.  In order to book an appointment, permission has to be given to the clinician who sees you to have access to your GP records to ensure the highest safety and continuity possible.  The reception staff will ask for your consent at the time of booking. 

If you need to cancel an Extended Access Appointment, please call 07540 745730

Livi Video Consultations

We are now able to offer a new video GP service - LIVI - to all our patients.  This will not be with a GP attched to our practice, but is a new service that has been provided free by the NHS. LIVI GPs are all GMC registered NHS GPs, who (with your consent) will be able to access you medical record. You will also be able to get medical advice, prescriptions and referrals on the same day and at the weekends.

You can download the LIVI app to your mobile phone or table, at the App Store or Google Play. or visit www.livi.co.uk for more information. 

As this is not a service by our practice, if you have any questions or need any support you can contact them directly on 0330 808 2074.

 
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